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THE HOME CIRCLE. LET THE HUSBAND RULE. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
THE HOME. CIRCLE. LET THE HUSBAND RULE. The following is «'o ndvice or nn experienced matron to giils about to benon"'l?4'in with the determination o (Joinfm'cr over your husband. Ihe satisfaction you may derive from such d polity' is i ]>oor one at the best. The 'sell-assertive woman who com mences married life with the idea that che is !o be autocrat of her now home, ami who dictates tho domestic pclicy, without. reference to her husband's opinion.-!, will in many cases wreck tho happiness of that homo. Kvery woman, sooner or later, feels that to be truly happy a wife should he able to he proud of her husband. And can you be proud of a man who suffers himself to be "henpecked"?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
FIRST AID TO THE INJURED. Accidents Are common in every house It ild. and it is neoeasary to be re:idy for auuh emergencies. A bottle of Dr Sheldon's Magnetic Liniment will re lieve many a sufferer. It takes the pniti from every burn or bruise ind is most healing to .Thitever applied. family enn iffbrd to be without Dr Sheldon's 1"Liniment. Keep a battle on i '( in phiu si'^hn, th it it m iy bj ^ ' foun4 wiun uou leJ. Pri; . 11 fj I Obtainable from FJ J Petfcerd an 1 A \V&fcGibbunT, Wedderburn. YOU CANNOT FEEL GOOD when your digestion is out of order. Dr Sheldon's Digestive Tabules digest what you eat, thereby curing the cause of your indigestion. Price is fid and 2a fid. Obtainable from F J Petterd, and A \V McGibbony, Wedderburn. GEO. T. SMITH, WlmVsiV &lt;m.l Rriuil FAMILY BUTCHER, Ham and Bacon Oaror, urarr STKERT," wEDDERBurtN. l-'srailics Wnitwl ou for Orders. Sun i Goons nlwiivs on hand. Srtus'ii;>-K ;i Speciality. PRICES MODERATE. To Farmers, Business Peop...
THE MEANING OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
MEANING OF I ECONOMY. " I you ever ask yourself the mean. . it ,ji' ilie term domestic economy! liUoly you nevor did. Notwith . i'nK tbo growing popularity or .::ch of study, there Is no sub , . '? name and nature of which . -.-nerally misunderstood. ? i young women think it means ,'>(?ry and laundry lessons"; oth ers think "scraping and saving" would P:.J.V fitly define it; while dfrn (.'.ens of so-called menial duty's and domestic drudgery float through the brains or Olfu'lS. Jiut these are "small nibblings at ,f:r outer bark" of the truth, which Is iliat domestic economy is a saving tf.ov ledge, a knowledge which relates ;he intelligent and cultivated man . . ? : »nt of everything connected with ;e. ' is the science of the homo, and . .minently a woman's science. It Is the woman's work to make t?io Douse into a home. Every woman ought to know how to do all things necrssary to make a home happy. The husband earns the money, but the principal part of it has to be spent by tho wi...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
.COMMERCIAL. Tlio Anstniliiiii Mercantile, Land and Finnnce Cnmpnny Limited ieport under (Into of Juno 18th Sheopskino Keen competition ruled throughout l liis week's sh!ps, n)l descriptions sell i>iU vciy linn Hides-Tlio min'iet tliia week was wkII supplied, competi tion wan restricted, nnd nil 6li.ppy conditioned and badly flayed lines declined IJd to ^fl Good conditioned lots fully maintained late rates. Tal low-Tlio mnrket for nil classes de clined 15s to 20s per ton in sympathy with the Londou market. Vory bndly rendered linen were hard to dispose of.
Capped the Lot. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Capped the Lot. "Is the house very quiet?" he asked &lt;i«;he inspected the room that had been advertised "To Let." '.'No," said the landlady, wearily; I.can't truthfully say that It Is. The »ur babies don't make so very much else, for they never cry all at once; chd the three pianos one gets used \to,'and the parrot Is quiet sometimes; Lut the man with the clarionet, and the boy that'gi»leaming to play the llute, do make it noisier than I like." "That's all right!" said the man, cheerfully. r'Llve and let live'.' is my motto. I'll take the room,*and move In to-morrow, and the little things you mention will never disturb me a par ticle. Sood-mornlng!" And It was not until he had moved (n and was settled that they learned bis occupation. He played the trom Vono In an orchestra
Willing to Oblige. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Willing to Oblige. .'lierally speaking, a waiter's Ufa nr. a particularly happy one, and 'iiowne has found It very difficult , some "of his customers. A ? . individual entered the restaur :h« other day. - . he said, "I'll begin on oy - urs. One dozen-natives, mind; I ill'.e tlieui on the deep shell; not too large, nor yet too small. Choose them carefully, and remember you must not bring me any that are not fresh and plump. . "Yea, glr," said the waiter, sardoni cally, "an' wouid you like 'em with pearlg In 'em or without, sir?"
Thought for the Future. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Thought for the Future. A gambler borrowed a sum at money - i money-lender, and, the bill : ;e, he called upon his credl . : lold him he could not pay just .. The money-lender became greafr .j excited. "I want the money," he said. "It Is due. You must pay it!" The gambler pulled out a revolver and pointed It at the head of the ?oney-lender. Hat that bill," he said, "or I will bullet through your head!" oney-lender looked at the pis " the bill, and decided that - wise to eat the paper, ild. .ays after, the gambler called ,.aid what was owing, much to ? delight of the money-lender. 'My friend," said the latter, "you .. m honest man. When you need i'i; money, come to me, and I ; you have It." ime later the gambler ap . i for another loan, which the maey-lunder iras willing to advance; i"ie gambler sat down to write out tho customary acknowledgment of his Indebtedness, when the moneji-lender called out: "Walt a minute, my friend. "Would you mind writing It on an arrowroot ".!«cult?"
Statistics to the Rescue. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Statistics to the Rescue. "Vnttaer," said a London girl recent ly, "you are aware that Mr. Tythenot .?ns been paying me his attentions for *"* .last- year?" "YSSJ ana 1 nave been "rcry much ? posed to it from the first. The Idea ;i Tythenot daring to aspire to tho nd of a Blinks!" He has asked me to be his wife." "What? Confound him; I'll show him the door In less than five min utes." "And I have almost promised," she placidly continued. "What?-what? My daughter marr> a Tythenot! Never. Go to your room while I seek this daring youth." "Father, I want to talk business with you," she interrupted. "As you ar« aware, this is the City of London." "Yes." ' "Have you seen the vital statistic* of London for the last year?" "No, of course not. The idea of that Henry Tythenot trying to cajole a Slinks " "Wait. According to statistics, the city has 271,240 more ladies than men. There are 22S.S90 more marriageable girls than can find husbands, to say nothing of 182,421 widows anxiouB for a n...
The Indomitable Scot. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
The Indomitable Scot. 1 A ? West " Country Scot, who had engaged In the manufacture of a cartain description of goods then recently introduced Into that port of tho country, found it necessarj, or " conjecturod it might bo profit able. to establish a permanent con nection with some respectable house iu London. With this design Uo pacloed up a quantity of goods, equipped himself.. for the journey, and departed.' Upon his arrival he mado diligent inquiry as to those who wero likely to provo his best customers, and accordingly proceed ed to cull upon one of tho nios opulont drapers, with . whom ho re solved to establish a regular, cor respondence. When Saunders cnter ' ed tho shop in question he found it crowded with, customer, and the salesman all bustling "bout mak ing sales, and displaying el wares to prospective purchasers. . Saunders waited what he^constder od a' reasonable time ; then lull of businoss laid down his pack, his bonnot, nnd staff upon the counter, and inquired for "t...
A Notorious Outlaw. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
A Notorious Outlaw. Ob Fobruary 2(1, 1.895, a . cable gram from Amorlca stated that Hilly the Kid had heen shot by Pat Garrett. Dilly tho Kid, ostensibly a cowboy, was in reality an armoil guard and paid murderer. Tho "rnngo war" in Nou&lt; Mexico was at Its height. Tho men who ownod cattle and tlioso who owned sheop wero at deadly feud with ,onc,nnothoi and it was a question wliother cattle or sheep should occupy tho ranges. Hilly htroJ himself to tl'O ciUlo ownero, and stalked shephords as men stalk game. Tils aim was deadly ; his cunuing nlmost super human. When tho "range war" was ended by tho military outhorltles, Billy turned bandit, and gathering round him a gang of desperadoes, robbed lonely ranches and murdered their inmates, until Ills namo becanio a terror and n byword. At last oven the "Wild West" got Its "dander" up, and doclded that Billy tho Kid was to bo hunted down. They said that Pat CJarrott, shorlfl, or chief constable, was tho indn to do it. ' Driving up...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
WOLFE'S-SCHNAPPS 8pell8 Perfection In Liquor. It Is a Popular Tonlo. WISE'S POST OFF'f'K UIREO TORY or AIX Vl'ToUf \, 1914 rpHLS well knowii -ui ! i.otalilu work, which is now published, is sold i.id circulated, not only throughout Victoria, but has ixtetihive sale II) New South Wales, West Australia, Soutn Australii, Tasmania, und New Zealand, mill a'.Sn in Grout Uiit'inaud Americ i. It is the only Uisruiui-y sold beyond its own State, nnil i* far and away the fullest and he.-t D.nctoiy of Viotoiia, while at th'* «un- time it is inblo and correct. I' contains ;lie names in every town t i nvnslitp, and also street direct i- of Melbourne, Uendigo, Ballarat t Oiflonn. livory business, retail wholesale should havo it in its ?filling house, or on its counter, nod .i lux el should he without one. It .Hi and makes money for the pur 'inser. Its business announcements are of intense value to all who use it to make themselves known, as it is not n mere local thins; confined to use in the lar...
Comstock's Nerve and Bone Liniment [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Oomstook's Nerve and Liniment Ia a powerful, penetrating prppirafcion, which nets through tho porea of the Bkin on the norves, bono nnd uiubcIob. It possesses the marvollous properties of n prompt pain killer, nnd is un Burpnssod ns ft remedy for the pains and nclies to which human being* are subject, nnd which only an external remedy can roHevo It ovorcomes pains nnd nchc3 by relieving thn efli'ct on the delicate nerves, causing tin; circulation of the [ I] I nod to hn fully maintained through ! the injure.l pnrt. It is nil invaluable J remedy for sprains nnd for ro-lucing swellings, which, under itn influence, become softened nnd disappear. Rheumatism, Sciatica, and Lumbago nil yield to the powerful, penetrating jiihI coticjuoring properties of this Liniment if used in connection with Or iUorso's Indian Root Pills accord ing to directions. For Stiff Joints, Neuralgia, Lame Back, Scalds, Burns, Contracted Muscles, nnd Painful Swellings it will bo found that Oomstock's Nerve and Bon...
Did Ancient Greeks Dance The Cakewalk? [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Did Ancient Greeks Dance i The Cakewalk ? j 1 ? Can wo, in thoso modern days, claim originality for anything 7 It seems not, for oven our "cnko walk," which most people think was Invented in recent years, la now proved to have been familiar to the nncienls. In the British Museum can be seen a CJreeki statuette ot a lady who lived^'lOO years ago in an attitude which seems. strangely familiar.. "T enjoyed your sermon this morn ing very much," said Mark Twain to a clergyman of his acquaintance. "I welcomed It like an old friend. I have, you know, n book- at homo containing every word oL.it." "Vou .have - not,"- said the prea cher. "1 have, indeed/1'returned the i humourist. "Well, send that book to me. I'd like to seo it." "You shall. ' Mark Twain replied. And he-sent tlio noxt morning an i unabridged dictionary to tlio minis 1 tor. ..'j
Oil and Wool from Pine Needles. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Oil and Wool from Pine Needles. Pine-needle oil la a product do rivcd from the loaves of our pines (says tho "Scientific American")* Jt 1ms boon extracted for A. great many years and ia w'ell known tho world over as a remedial Agent against rheumatism and allied com plaints. It is a volatile, colourless liquid obtained by distillation of fresh needles, young twigs, and onc yenr-old cones of our western and southern yellow pines. In order to produce oil of the best quality, fresh green needles must bo collect ed during tho spring of the year, probably in tho beginning of .June, Pine-needle pickers go from treo to tree and select tho young, thrifty green leaves at tho ends of twigs, which yield about 0.55 per cent, of volatile oil. Those of old trcos, which aro dry and tough, produco much less and of much poorer qual ity. A number of years ngo this oil was supplied by a number of small stills or ordinary pharmaceutical distil- I lories. Tho still itself is a very simply constructed ap...
A Monster of the Deep. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
A Monster of the Deep. The most formiaauiu una repulsive crcaturo of tho submarlna world Is t)io gin!)t octopus, commonly known ftB the splilor-cral). It is master of the scalod and finned things that, llvo In tho ocean's depths. It Is alike hideous lu appearance and habits, and moro than 0110 daring coral hunter and pearl-diver has found death ill its terrlblo arms. Tho spider-crnli flourishes and at tains its greatest sizo in the warm waters of the Japan sens. An ndequnto idea of tho bideousness of the creature's appearance can only be formed by those who have coino across the monster in its lair. Its shape bears a strong resemblance to the familiar spinning insect. Tho long legs, which often exceed forty feet in length, are thickly covered with coarso black hair. The body, often fifteen feet in cir cumference, is also covered with hair, in which barnacles and tiny shellfish make their home. When attacked, tho spider-crab exudes an overpowering odour, whicli permea tes tho wntor a...
A Temporary Funnel. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
A Temporary Funnel. The amateur photographer ofton has fiorao solution which ho desire.** to put Into a bottle which his glass funnol will not lit, says the "Photographic Times." 'J'hc funnol 111 ado by rolling up a pleco of papor usually allows half of tho solution to run down the outside of tho bottle, thereby causing tho ama tour to bo dubbed a "musser." A better way Is to take an ordinary envelopo and cut It off as shown by tho dotted lines. Then clip a llttlo off tho point, opon out, and you have a funnel that will not givo any trouble. It is cheap and you can afford to throw it away when dirty, thoreby saving tlmo and washing.
Dogs Distribute Disease. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Dogs Distribute Disease. -? Two ot Uio most learned French professors of the Pasteur Institute have issued the following warning : "13eware of your pet dog." Street dogs of Marseilles huvo been found suttering from tlie dread ful Indian "black pest." In India this diseaso usually attacks dogs, and as many as ninety-eight per cent, die from its ravnges. Tho southern parts of Italy and Algeria know .. the disease undor tho name of the "Mediterranean pest." This disease does not confine it self to tho dogs themselves, but is carried by parasites to human be ings, and, singularly enough, nenrly always attacks childron fromtho ages of six months to three years. The child becomes foverish and ner vous, goes into a decline, nnd gra dually wastes away. Out of threo hundred cases under special study only .two per cent, have recovered. At the present time Great Tlritain is immuno from any danger in this direction, and sufficiently protected ogoinst any such likelihood by the complete , prohib...
Method of Joining Boards. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 26 June 1914
Method of Joining Boards. 1 . The amateur wood-worker often has trouble in joining two boards together so that they will lit squaro and tight. The occompanying sketch shows a simple and eflective method of doing this. Secure a board. A, about 12in. wide that is perfectly flat. Fasten another board, B, about 'Gin. wide, to the first one with screws or glue. Now _j>lace the board to be joined, C, on' the board B, letting it extend over the inside edge about lin. and fasten ing - it to tlio others with clamps nt each end. Lny the plane on its side mid plnno the edgo straight. Placo tho second board in the clamps in the same manner as tho first, only havo tho opposite side up. If tho cutting edgo of the blade is not vertical, the boards planed in this manner will nt as shown in tho upper sketch. In us ing this method first-class joints can be mado without much trouble.
Old-Time Magic. CHANGING A BUTTON INTO A COIN. [Newspaper Article] — Wedderburn Express and Korongshire Advertiser — 3 July 1914
Old-Time Magic. * ' CHANGING A BUTTON IKTO COIN. Place a button in the palm of the j left linnd, then placo a c«in be tween the second and third fingers of the right hand. Keep the right hand fucod down «ud the left hand fneod up, ao as to conceal the oolu Makiic t!se Chang# and cxposo the button. With ft quick motion bring tho left hand under the right, stop quick and the button will go up tho right-hand coat sleeve. Press tho hands to* p.cthor, allowing the coin to drop into the left hand, then expose again or rub the hands a little before do ing so, saying that you aro rub bing a button into a coin.